1 Article by: Hilde Mattheis

Hilde Mattheis is a Social Democratic member of the German parliament from the southern district of Ulm/Alb-Donau and chairwoman of the Forum Demokratische Linke (DL21).

The SPD Must Change Course or Die

The Social Democrats’ subordination to Angela Merkel has brought the German center-left to its knees. If the party wants to stop its voters from fleeing to the Greens and the far right, it needs to decide what side it’s on — and fight for it.